BH-ACB3F1: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine (probably)

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-ACB3F1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A incomplete worn copper-alloy nummus, probably of the House of Constantine (AD 307-361) dating to the period AD 347-348 (Reece Period 17). Probably a VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN reverse type depicting two Victories standing facing each other holding wreaths. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 347
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 22nd September 2018 - Saturday 22nd September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Probably two Victories holding wreaths
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE DD AVGG Q NN]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Cotswold (District)
Parish or ward: South Cerney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0697
Four figure Latitude: 51.67174144
Four figure longitude: -1.91463489
1:25K map: SU0697
1:10K map: SU09NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
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Updated: 5 months ago

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